- A standard bearer; also known as a baneur. [< Lat. banera, banarium = a banner]Cf. Banner
Dictionary of Medieval Terms and Phrases. Christopher Coredon with Ann Williams.
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Banner — Her. A banner was intended to indicate some distinctly valorous action of its user. The primary distinction between banners and standards and *pennons was that banners were square, having had the elongated fork tail of the others cut off. Banners … Dictionary of Medieval Terms and Phrases